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Gernika Peace Museum Foundation

Foru Plaza, 1 | Vizcaya, 48300 Gernika-Lumo, Spain
+34 946 27 02 13
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Foru Plaza, 1 | Vizcaya, 48300 Gernika-Lumo, Spain
+34 946 27 02 13

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this museum, it is very well curated and really moves you and makes you feel the horror and nonsense of war. Do visit it if in Guernika

Thank MMG2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't understand Basque, you will definitely need the translation booklet which is given to you at Reception. The museum is free on Sunday, which is good to know and it was quiet when we visited mid morning. The smaller reproduction of Picasso's work...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely reception and very nice rooms. Modern. Bags not allowed in, but there are free lockers. All labels in Spanish & Basque, but a printed Engish guide is provided. This starts out very well, but then becomes incomprehensible. Experience of the bombing in 1937 was...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is definitely worth a visit. There is quite a lot of detail which may not be of interest to everyone. Do visit and take in as much as you want. There is a room on the tour depicting life in Gernika at the...More

Thank Mdmcd
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Translation booklet is available if your Spanish is not stellar. The museum offers both the history of Gernika and thoughts about peace and reconciliation. The message is thoughtful and not preachy. It takes a little over an hour to see the three floors. The special...More

2  Thank GFP32999
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This museum provides great insight into the 1937 tragedy at Gernika, along with exhibits devoted to other conflicts. It is very moving.

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I visited on a weekday with my then 9 and 11 year old children. The museum staff set up the audio-visual experience in English so the children could appreciate it fully. The exhibits are a sobering reminder of the costs of war and the dangers...More

1  Thank Justin F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wonderful presentations of the horrors committed by German planes on the small town in 1937; some survivors tell their own stories on that day,,,,

1  Thank Maria Jose H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I think the idea about a museum that tells the story of Gernika in the Spanish Civil War is really interesting. The museum also has spaces devoted to that story - in Spanish and Basque...! but most energy is spent on letting people think about...More

1  Thank Nordboen
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stopped in Gernika on a Sunday so took advantage of free entry to this museum. It was something of an eclectic mix of peace, city history and an account of the bombing in 1937. The latter was my real interest but the other parts...More

1  Thank Andrew N
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